Coronavirus Outbreak: Espanyol winger Wu Lei confirms he's suffering from COVID-19, but symptoms 'almost all gone'
Spain-based China international Wu Lei has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus but says he is on his way to making a full recovery.
Hong Kong: Spain-based China international Wu Lei has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus but says he is on his way to making a full recovery.
The Chinese Football Association announced on Saturday that Wu, who plays for Espanyol in La Liga, had contracted the coronavirus and the 28-year-old confirmed he is now self-isolating.
“Dear fans, as you might already know I indeed have got the virus,” said the striker, who joined the Spanish club last January from Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG.
“Now I’m at home in self-quarantine. Mentally, I’m very well and my symptoms have almost all gone,” he added in a video on Weibo.
“My lungs have been checked, including with a CT scan and it showed that the situation has turned out very well.
“I believe we will defeat this virus and I can’t wait to be back playing matches.”
Wu is the first player from China to have contracted COVID-19 , which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year.
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